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Russia says it has 'nothing to hide' after FIFA bid probe


Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko tells The Associated Press "we've got nothing to hide" after Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into...full story
updated 2015-05-27 09:01 PM
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Russia says it has 'nothing to hide' after FIFA bid probe

Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko tells The Associated Press "we've got nothing to hide" after Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into....Fullstory

2015-05-27 09:01 PM

Japanese Results

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BC-SOC--Japanese Results Japanese Football Results TOKYO (AP) -- Results from Japanese football: Yamazaki Nabisco Cup ....Fullstory

2015-05-27 09:01 PM

FIFA says it's a 'damaged party' in case against officials
By ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA says it welcomes the indictment of several key officials and the criminal proceedings into World Cup voting because it shows corruption....Fullstory

2015-05-27 09:01 PM

US Department of Justice statement on FIFA corruption probe

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Excerpts from U.S. Department of Justice statement on FIFA corruption probe: ___ Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy....Fullstory

2015-05-27 08:01 PM

Soccer world shocked by FIFA raids
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- Latest developments following the launching of criminal proceedings against FIFA officials in separate U.S. and Swiss corruption probes. ____ 1131 a.m. FIFA spokesman Walter de....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:01 PM

Frenzied month for American sprinter Justin Gatlin
By PAT GRAHAM
Associated Press

Within a matter of days this month, Justin Gatlin had an Olympic relay silver medal stripped, shattered his personal-best mark in the 100 and missed....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 PM

72-test prop Ben Alexander extends ARU, Brumbies contract

Associated Press

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- ACT Brumbies prop Ben Alexander has signed a one-year contract extension which will see him remain in Australia and possibly play....Fullstory

2015-05-27 12:01 PM

NBA Playoff Glance
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Tuesday, May 19 Golden State 110, Houston 106 Wednesday, May 20 Cleveland 97, Atlanta 89 Thursday, May 21 Golden State 99, Houston 98 Friday, May 22 Cleveland 94, Atlanta....Fullstory

2015-05-27 12:01 PM

FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Worth watching security for Federer
By HOWARD FENDRICH
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Here's guessing French Open security guards will not allow a selfie-seeker -- or anyone else, for that matter -- to get anywhere....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:42 AM

Sevilla looks to underline Spanish dominance
By JAMES ELLINGWORTH
Associated Press

WARSAW (AP) -- In Wednesday's Europa League final, Sevilla can make history in more ways than one. Not only is the club aiming for a record....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:42 AM

Japanese Standings

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BC-SOC--Japanese Standings ....Fullstory

2015-05-27 09:01 PM

FIFA now subject to federal probes in US, Switzerland
By GRAHAM DUNBAR
Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA's reputation for corruption has reignited spectacularly two days before a presidential election expected to give Sepp Blatter four more years at....Fullstory

2015-05-27 09:01 PM

Jackie Chan backing Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics bid

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Action movie star Jackie Chan is throwing his support behind Beijing's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, even recording a song....Fullstory

2015-05-27 08:01 PM

Wales loses center Jonathan Davies for Rugby World Cup

Associated Press

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) -- Wales center Jonathan Davies is expected to miss the Rugby World Cup because of a right knee injury sustained in a....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:22 PM

The Latest: Venus Williams fined $3.000 at French Open

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- The Latest from the French Open ___ 10.07 a.m. Venus Williams has been handed a $3,000 fine by tournament organizers for not showing up at....Fullstory

2015-05-27 05:01 PM

Baseball Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York....Fullstory

2015-05-27 02:42 PM

LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks
By TOM WITHERS
Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games as the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the....Fullstory

2015-05-27 12:01 PM

Italian Standings

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BC-SOC--Italian Standings ....Fullstory

2015-05-27 09:01 AM

Nadal asks that chair umpire Bernardes not work his matches
By HOWARD FENDRICH
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Rafael Nadal has asked the ATP that chair umpire Carlos Bernardes not be assigned to his matches for the time being because....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:42 AM

Asian Champions League Glance

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BC-SOC--Asian Champions League Glance Asian Champions League Glance ....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:42 AM

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